How to remove "Advanced System Protector" Software

Last updated on November 24th, 2014

“Advanced System Protector” (by “”) is a anti-spyware program that finds and removes malware infections from computers. “Advanced System Protector” is a LEGITIMATE software and usually comes on a computer as a bundled software inside other free programs that the user wants to install on its computer. Upon installed Advanced System Protector, performs a system scan and then demands from the computer user to buy the program in order to remove the malicious items found.

Some users complain that once “Advanced System Protector” is installed on their computers, they cannot terminate the program,  their computer speed is decreased and and they cannot remove the program from their computer using Add/Remove Programs feature from control panel. This tutorial is written to help users to completely uninstall/remove the “Advanced System Protector” utility from their computers if they don’t want to pay in order to use it.

Note: You must always pay attention when you install software on your computer.

If you want to completely remove Advanced System Protector from your computer, use the steps below:



How to remove “Advanced System Protector” from your computer:

Step 1. Start your computer in Safe Mode

As Advanced System Protector removal process –sometimes- is difficult to be performed, while running in normal Windows mode, it is better to reboot your computer and to log on to Windows using “Safe Mode with Networking” option.

1. To get into Windows Safe mode, press the “F8” key as your computer is booting up (before the appearance of the Windows logo).

2. When the “Windows Advanced Options Menu” appears on your screen, use your keyboard arrows keys to move to the “Safe Mode” option and then press “ENTER“.



Step 2. Uninstall "Systweak” software from your Windows Control panel.

1. To do this, go to:

  • Windows 8/7/Vista: Start > Control Panel.
  • Windows XP: Start > Settings > Control Panel


2. Double click to open

  •  Add or Remove Programs if you have Windows XP
  • Programs and Features if you have Windows 8, 7 or Vista.


3. In the program list, find and Remove (Uninstall) the following applications:

  • Advanced System Protector (Systweak Software)
  • RegClean Pro (Systweak Inc)
  • MyPC Backup
  • Any other application from “SysTweak” publisher.



Step 2. Manually delete remaining “Advanced System Protector” files/folders.

1. Open Windows explorer and navigate to “C:\Program Files” folder.

2. Delete all the folders listed below, if they exist:

  • Advanced System Protector
  • RegClean Pro
  • MyPC Backup
  • Any other application from “SysTweak” publisher.


2. Restart your computer and continue to Step 3.


Step 3. Clean your computer with MalwareBytes Antimalware.

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*If you don’t know how to install and use “MalwareBytes Anti-Malware“, read these instructions.

Advice: To ensure your computer is clean and safe, perform a Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware full scan in windows “Safe mode“.*

*To get into Windows Safe mode, press the “F8” key as your computer is booting up, before the appearance of the Windows logo. When the “Windows Advanced Options Menu” appears on your screen, use your keyboard arrows keys to move to the Safe Mode option and then press “ENTER“.

Step 4. Clean unwanted files and entries.

Use “CCleaner” program and proceed to clean your system from temporary internet files and invalid registry entries.*

*If you don’t know how to install and use “CCleaner”, read these instructions.

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